What Are the Different Kinds of Crowns for Teeth?
The crowns available are metal alloy and gold crowns, which are ideal for molars because they are the strongest. Porcelain-fused-to-metal and ceramic crowns, which are both popular choices for their aesthetic value are also an option. Call us to schedule a consultation with our dentist, who can help you determine the right crown material for your needs.
What Do Crowns Cost?
The cost for your custom dental crown depends on the tooth’s location and the complexity of the placement, in addition to the crown material.
What Is One Advantage of a Getting a Bridge?
A dental bridge helps prevent teeth migration. When you don’t replace missing teeth, the other teeth will eventually move to close the gap.
How Much Will a Bridge for Teeth Cost?
You will need to come in for an examination before our dentist can offer a quote. Several factors affect your cost for a tooth bridge, including the number of teeth you need to replace. Call us today to schedule your initial appointment.
How Do I Find a Denture Dentist Near Me?
Our dentists in Westchase offer affordable dentures. Call us to learn more or to schedule your initial appointment. We welcome new patients.
How Much Are Dentures Without Insurance?
The price of dentures varies, depending on the type of denture and whether you will need any extractions or other work done first. Our dentist can give you an estimate of your cost for dentures after assessing you needs. Call today for a consultation.
Are Full Dentures Worth the Cost?
Having a full set of teeth, even the ones people cannot see, is important to your oral health. Getting full dentures, rather than partial dentures, does not cost that much more; if cost is a concern, we may be able to offer financing.
What Types of Partial Dentures Can I Choose From?
There are rigid partial dentures that clamp onto natural teeth and flexible dentures, which are held in place by suction as it is made to match the existing contours of your teeth and gums.
Why Are Dental Flippers Used?
Dental flippers are a provisional, or temporary, way to fill a gap left by an extracted tooth or a missing tooth. Flippers are rigid, but lightweight; they are meant for short-term use only. While you can eat with flippers, you have to be careful.
Are Immediate Dentures Actually Immediate?
Immediate dentures are created after your initial visit and then you have them inserted immediately after having any remaining natural teeth extracted. If you would like to learn more about immediate dentures, contact our office and schedule an appointment. They are about as immediate as dentures can be.
Why Are Dental Fillings Important for My Oral Health?
Having a cavity filled as soon as your dentist notices it will keep the decay from spreading. Having an exam every six months is the most important thing that you can do, besides brushing and flossing, for your long-term oral health.
What Does Having a Cavity Filled Cost?
Your cost for having a cavity filled depends on the filling material that you choose, the location of the cavity and whether you have dental insurance coverage.
Are Composite Fillings Sturdy?
Composite fillings are sturdy enough to fill a small to medium size cavity. If you believe that you have a cavity that needs a filling, call our office to schedule an appointment.
What Is the Purpose of an Onlay?
An onlay is a lab-made restoration for one tooth that may cover one or more of the tooth’s cusps. It is similar to a filling. An onlay can be made of gold or porcelain, both of which give the tooth added strength.
What Is the Average Onlay Cost?
Many factors, such as the onlay material used and your dental insurance coverage, go into calculating the cost. This is why we are unable to offer an average price. If the onlay is restorative, your dental insurance may pay a portion of the cost.
Does an Overlay Cover More Than an Onlay?
Yes, overlays can cover more of the tooth’s surface. Therefore, they cost slightly more money. You may hear an overlay referred to as a partial crown because of its restorative abilities.
What Will an Overlay Cost Me?
Your overlay is a custom creation made specifically for your tooth. The size of the overlay, the material used to make the overlay, and the complexity of the placement will all influence your final cost. Our dentist can give you an estimate of your overlay cost after assessing the tooth.